Need to know
221, including six suites.
Noon, but flexible, subject to availability; earliest check-in, 1pm. Luggage storage is available too.
Double rooms from $209.25, excluding tax at 14.75 per cent. Please note the hotel charges an additional room tax of $2.00 per room per night on check-out and an additional local city tax of $1.50 per room per night on check-out.
Rates generally exclude Continental breakfast ($25 a person).
The hotel’s art-accolades include Calder’s 1976 Untitled mobile in the lobby, a Koons-mentored mural on south-facing exterior, and Hiroshi Sugimoto prints in the Library. In the Oliver Gustav-curated ground-floor boutique, you’ll find homeware, art and antique trinkets.
At the hotel
Free WiFi throughout, a fitness centre and valet parking ($75 a day). In rooms: TV, iPod dock, minibar, in-room tablet to order anything from room service to fresh towels, and Grown Alchemist bath products.
Our favourite rooms
All rooms have light oak floors, handcrafted furniture and custom artwork, but the higher floors have the best views. The Terrace Suite, with its wrap-around balcony, has an edge on the competition, as do the arched-ceilinged rooms of the eighth floor.
Bring shoes that look good (and stable) on a board and explore the streets of SoHo in true NYC style on one of the hotel’s Boosted electric skateboards.
Hygge-filled co-working space the Library is a study-like setting for artistic collaboration and cheeky nightcaps.
Small dogs (under 10lbs) can stay, for £150 a night. Doggy beds are provided, but be sure to pack Fido’s food. See more pet-friendly hotels in New York.
Young Smiths are welcome, but the hotel is best suited to teens. Baby cots and extra beds can be provided on request, and babysitting is available, given a days’ notice, for $35 an hour.